Tag Archives: Islamism

The far-right and radical Islamists are finding common ground in homophobia, anti-Semitism and conspiracy theories

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The radical right and radical Islamists are seen as mortal enemies. But in Europe they are increasingly finding common ground.

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Misunderstanding the nature of the attack on Lee Rigby could have disastrous consequences

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Misunderstanding the nature of this attack may result in politicians pushing through legislative change that would have disastrous consequences.

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Muslim women must not be driven off the net by trolls

My message to these people, if you are reading this, is that you will never silence me.

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British liberals should learn from their Arab counterparts

The truth is it seems to be more taboo to criticise Islamism in Britain these days than it is here in Beirut.

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Opinion: Islamic Apostasy Laws – A Big Disgrace in the 21st Century

Nahla Mahmoud writes about apostasy laws around the world, what they are and why they shouldn’t exist in the twenty-first century.

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The English Defence League LGBT division: the dark side of the rainbow

Mostly male, shaven-headed and white, they can be found in almost any of Britain’s urban centres – a jostling crowd beneath a thicket of placards and Crosses of St. George.

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The Left must resist partisanship on extremism

Extremism may never be too far from the gaze of the topical political commentator, but events in Woolwich and subsequent EDL activity have ensured a stark rise in the column inches expended in service to the issue.

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Comment: French intervention in Mali is not colonialism. The Islamists really are our enemies

The French liberation of Mali from islamists should be welcomed by the left.

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Woolly terminology undermines new ‘Prevent’ strategy

For the Home Office, its recently relaunched Prevent strategy was its third attempt at creating an effective counter-extremism strategy.

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7/7 inquest won’t help us understand modern terrorist threat

George Readings explains why the 7/7 inquest into the July 7th al-Qaeda bombings in London fails to help us understand the modern terrorist threat.

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